A new form of Comment spam? - url shorteners and redirection?

Posted on Tue 21 January 2014 in Internet, WebDev & Code

This is interesting. This blog just had a comment which, at first glance, looked normal.
[caption id="attachment_839" align="alignnone" width="498"]URL redirection can hide the destination, not always a good thing URL redirection can hide the destination, not always a good thing[/caption]

The link first runs through URL shortening service tinyurl.com.

That in turn redirects it to …


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